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Myanmar's mobile carriers grapple with tax hike targeting internet

Military government tightens grip on symbol of country's market opening

Foreign wireless operators Telenor and Ooredoo entered Myanmar in 2014 in what was seen as a symbol of the country's market liberalization.

BANGKOK -- Myanmar's military government will raise taxes on the revenue that telecommunications companies gain from internet services, imposing further challenges on the nation's wireless carriers.

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